Ask Robert Gash, ALC
Undeniably one of the best values on the market currently. Heavily wooded with open meadows backing to highly desirable Natl Forest. Elk Mountain Lodge is a custom designed log home. Logs were dead standing lodgepole pine from Montana. As you meander down the well maintaned drive Elk Mountain Lodge Entrance sign greats you and you are not visible from adjoining lots or from the road or any other homes in the area. Professional landscaping is visble at the entrance and around the home with perennial xeriscape gardens. As you near the home 180 degree unobstructed views overlooking the Continental Divide from Pagosa Peak, Square Top, V-Rock to Navajo Peak. The beautifully partially furnished & well maintained home features 3 bedrooms with a bonus room that could be a 4th bedroom...2 living areas & 3 fireplaces. Air conditioning just installed The kitchen features newer granite countertops & stainless appliances, a walk in pantry & breakfast bar which opens to an entertainers delightful floor plan with vaulted T&G ceiling, floor to ceiling rock fireplace. Sliding glass doors open to the new wrap around deck & rock wainscotting & a hot tub. The covered porch has a wonderful seating area and river rock fireplace to enjoy all season outdoor entertaining. Main level master suite with new hardwood floors & upstairs open loft (office, hobby, den, library) define the opulence of true log living. As you descend Downstairs a walk out more contemporary Spanish influence invites you to enjoy the huge family room with beehive fire place and 2 additional bedrooms...one with attached bath and the other bedroom at the opposite end of the home with another full bath and bonus room. All new luxury plank vinyl for ease of cleaning, Laundry, abundant storage & a small workshop are also located on this level. Central water can be turned off at the street & flowed to the house through a cistern and a new whole house water system was installed in fall of 2021. New tile in downstairs baths, paint and a new tankless hot water heater were installed in 2017. An oversized detached 2 car garage stores plenty...your vehicles, your toys and whatever you decide to store. Low taxes due to agricultural tax status & a grazing lease for cattle with a local rancher. Alpine lakes Ranch is a private, single family home ranch community (no public access) as the POA provides privacy, safety, security, architectural rules & Guidelines. Ranch roads are private and the POA provides Road maintenance & snow removal. A private POA State Certified water system provides central water. Electricity for most ranch locations is underground with no overhead power lines. Wildlife is abundant & a vast variety of birds are prevalent. Hunting on your own property is allowed.
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Listed By: Carol Peterson